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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Collecting Voices for Social Change - Palo Alto Safety Net

Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is one of the most competitive places in the country. Most students...

Original post made by Maggie Yan and Hua Zheng on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 15, 2016 at 3:05 pm | 3 comments | 368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A sense of connection

"Something New in Sight & Sound" seeks to celebrate the ear-heart-mind connection with an innovative, interactive blend of...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Justin Schrum, on Jun 15, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing Night

The Haymarket Theatre in Palo Alto in California is a machine, a rhythm, the sound of color, a perfect blend of old and new,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Paly Speech and Debate, on Jun 15, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County releases Brock Turner court documents

Santa Clara County Superior Court released Friday more than 400 pages of court documents for the Brock Turner case, illustrating...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by VG, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 29160 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football planning for the future with game near Boston

The Stanford football program has announced a future -- 12 years in the future -- home-and-away football series with Boston...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Matt, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Happened at Town and Country Early Afternoon?

Does anyone know? I was walking by and saw ambulance and several police cars......

Original post made by WhatHappened on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by My Nguyen, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford commencement emphasizes history, action

Stanford University's 125th commencement on Sunday morning was typically joyous, celebratory and momentous, while also historical...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Get Informed, on Jun 14, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 27 comments | 6596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating a centennial milestone

Inconspicuously tucked away on the quiet corner of Homer Avenue and Cowper Street, the Tudor-Craftsman style building housing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on Jun 14, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>GAMBLE GARDEN BOOK ... </B>A new hardcover book about Gamble Garden celebrating the <B>Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden</B>...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right in your own backyard

Puttering in your yard, having an outdoor barbecue or watching the kids jump on the trampoline, our backyards can be an extension...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's new suicide prevention app

Excellent idea IMO: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/15/technology/facebook-offers-tools-for-those-who-fear-a-friend-may-be-suicidal.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT reader on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jun 14, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto budget takes aim at transportation challenges

If the budget is truly a reflection of a city's priorities, as it is often said, then solving the city's daunting parking...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Code Enforcement?, on Jun 14, 2016 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1788 Views

BOOKS

BookBuyers leaving downtown Mountain View, seeks new home

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 14, 2016 at 7:51 am | 16 comments | 4916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

KLIV 1590 news radio station - gone

It is going to be harder to get local news on the radio now. KLIV has changed to a Country Gold station with taped DJs. ...

Original post made by Listener on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by ODB, on Jun 13, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 412 Views

SPORTS

Stanford rowers named to all-Pac-12 Conference team

Cardinal corner Stanford juniors Ryan Hails and Ryan O'Rourke were named to the All-Pac-12 men's rowing team, the conference...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Jun 13, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire officials rescue woman from creek at Foothills Park

A woman who fell into a creek at Foothills Park was rescued on Saturday morning by Palo Alto and Woodside fire personnel...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jun 13, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 4471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Injured young cyclist to get $1.96 million settlement

Palo Alto store Izzy's Brooklyn Bagels has agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit involving one of its employees...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Goosie, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:10 pm | 30 comments | 10544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"In Brock Turner's home town, we're raising kids who are never told "no," Washington Post

Worth reading. https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2016/06/08/in-brock-turners-hometown-were-raising-kids-who-are-never-told-no/...

Original post made by Not A Stanford Alum on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 829 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students and alumni pledge to withhold donations until Stanford divests from fossil fuels

A group of students interrupted Stanford University's annual senior gift announcement Friday afternoon, in protest of the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by member, on Jun 13, 2016 at 8:35 am | 4 comments | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calls for Rent Control in Silicon Valley

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/technology/in-silicon-valley-suburbs-calls-to-limit-the-soaring-rents.html?_r=0...

Original post made by nyt reader on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, on Jun 12, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 9 comments | 550 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 21 comments | 7,321 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,465 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 468 views

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

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